Behind the Book: This is Sparta!

Hello Bloglandia! If you've read any of the books from my historical fantasy series The Osteria Chronicles*, you'll be well familiar with the Areans, those pesky folks from the Aryana polis (city-state). *Quick note...I'm offering a huge discount on the Osteria Chronicles box set...see the end of the post for this amazing deal. As with … Continue reading Behind the Book: This is Sparta!

Behind the Book: Hades and Persephone

Hello again! We're rolling right along with these glimpses into the myths that inspired the many story lines in the final two books of my historical fantasy series, The Osteria Chronicles. After taking a Valentine's Day peek at the strange courtship of Apollo and Daphne, I figured we might as well stick with the problematic … Continue reading Behind the Book: Hades and Persephone

It’s Release Day for the Big Ol’ Box Set

Hello Bloglandia! I know you've all been sitting around thinking, "Gee, I'd really like to get into that Osteria Chronicles series because I crave the mythological adventure of Clash of the Titans, plus I enjoy the blend of history and fantasy in books by Bernard Cornwell and Madeline Miller, but I hate having to click that Add … Continue reading It’s Release Day for the Big Ol’ Box Set

Cure Your Monday Blues with a Free Story

Hey Bloglandia! Just a quick post to hopefully take a bit of the sting out of your Monday blues. My short story Testing the Waters is free for a very limited time (because good things never last, right?). So, if you're already wanting to escape the work week, click the cover or the links below … Continue reading Cure Your Monday Blues with a Free Story

Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?

MINE! Thursday, in between proofreading sessions on The Battle of Ares (Book Five of the Osteria Chronicles), I checked my inbox and found an email vaguely titled "Contest". So, of course, I immediately think it's spam. Luckily, I can preview the first couple lines of my emails and noticed this one read: Congratulations from SMK … Continue reading Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?